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November 2020

CFTC allows ErisX to clear commodities beyond crypto

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, recently approved a license modification for ErisX’s clearing house. The license amendment allows ErisX freedom to offer more trading products. “The significance of the Amended Order is that it expands our licensed activities allowing us to clear products on other commodities beyond just virtual currencies or crypto,” ErisX general counsel Laurian Cristea told. “Now we may list futures or swaps across the commodities spectrum from new crypto related contracts such as hash rate futures or crypto indices, to event contracts, and contracts on other commodities including, for example, tokenized base metals, precious metals, and

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